• Population 4,087,843
  • Area (km2) 56,590
  • GDP per capita (USD) 14,915.37
  • TPES (Mtoe) 8.75
  • Energy intensity
    (toe/103 2010 USD)
  • CO2 emissions - energy (MtCO2) 16.19

Croatia’s overall risk level against
the assessed areas is low.

While Croatia has the relevant policies and measures in place, there is potential for improvement. Attention should be given to strengthening the robustness of policy goals and commitments.

risk level

Among the three risks assessed in EIRA, breach of State obligations and discrimination between foreign and domestic investors are lower compared to unpredictable policy and regulatory change.
  • 33%
    Unpredictable policy and regulatory changes
  • 28%
    Discrimination between foreign and domestic investors
  • 26%
    Breach of state obligations

indicator performance

Croatia has a good performance on three indicators, and a moderate performance on one indicator. It has maintained a score of 74 on the indicator rule of law, and 71 on the indicators management of decision-making processes and regulatory environment and investment conditions. Its score on foresight of policy and regulatory change has increased from 52 to 57.

Sub-indicator performance

On a more detailed level, Croatia’s overall sub-indicator performance is good. The highest-scoring sub-indicator is respect for property rights at 83. On transparency (79) and regulatory effectiveness (72), it has the same scores as last year. Following these sub-indicators is restrictions on FDI at 70, and management and settlement of investor-State disputes at 65. Its score on institutional governance is 63. On the sub-indicators communication of vision and policies and robustness of policy goals and commitments, its score has increased to 59 and 56, respectively.